Dr. John A.C. Lattimore

Dr. John A.C. Lattimore (1874-1939) was a physician and civic leader. Lattimore practiced medicine for over fifty years. In the early days of his career, he charged 50 cents for an office visit, $1.00 for a house call, and $10.00 to deliver a baby. By the time he retired he was running the 12 room Lattimore Clinic on Walnut Street. He was an organizer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Louisville Urban League. For a time headed the National Organization of Negro Physicians. Image from “National Cyclopedia of the Colored Race.”